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Poinsettias for Polar Bears
Want to decorate for the holidays and support endangered polar bears at the same time? Look for the 'Eckespoint® Polar Bear' poinsettia. This stunning new white poinsettia, bred by Ecke Ranch,...
Up with Foxgloves
Foxgloves are quintessential cottage garden plants, their tall spires of softly-hued flowers adding a vertical accent to the billowing silhouettes of so many other bloomers in early summer. But on...
Hooray for Holly
It is a Christmas tradition to "deck the halls with boughs of holly," although the custom of using holly as a decoration for winter time festivals and celebrations goes back to the Druids of...
Social Sagebrush and other Curiosities
Most of us don't think of our plants as having a social life. But some new research shows that, while your beans and begonias may not updating their Facebook pages, some plants are aware of who's...
In the Garden
Do you remember the song from Disney movie Mary Poppins called "Feed the Birds"? It went something like this:
"Come feed the little birds, show them you care.
Their young ones are hungry,
Their nests are so bare;
Feed the birds, tuppence a...
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Bird Watching Life of the Skies by Jonathan Rosen (FGS Press; ISBN - 10: -374-18630-8) is a charming and...
Favorite or New Plant
Corokia Corokia cotoneaster is one of those weird plants that only a mother could love. I'm crazy for...
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